Formative (Measurement)

Georg Fassott, Jörg Henseler

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Abstract

When using measurement models with multiple indicators, researchers need to decide about the epistemic relationship between the latent variable and its indicators. In this article, we describe the nature, the estimation, the characteristics, and the validity assessment of formative measurement models.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWiley Encyclopedia of Management
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
Volume9
Edition3rd
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • formative measurement reflective measurement structural equation modeling survey research validity reliability partial least squares measurement and scaling

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